Listen: Yellow Ostrich – “Marathon Runner”

22 Jan

Less than six months after the release of their sophomore album The Mistress, New York indie rock outfit Yellow Ostrich are readying yet another full-length LP titled Strange Land. Courtesy of SPIN.com, you can listen to and download the first cut from the upcoming album titled “Marathon Runner” here, which sees the band melding together a unique combination of tUnE-yArDs-esque vocal looping meets Death Cab for Cutie meets Local Natives. All in all, from the sound of this song, Strange Land should be a fantastic album.

Strange Land is due out on March 6th, and, after the jump, you can check out the tracklisting for the album as well as the band’s upcoming tour dates.

Strange Land Tracklist:

  1. Elephant King
  2. Daughter
  3. Marathon Runner
  4. I Got No Time for You
  5. Stay at Home
  6. I Want Yr Love
  7. The Shakedown
  8. Wear Suits
  9. Up in the Mountains
  10. When All is Dead

Yellow Ostrich tour dates:

3/3 – Great Scott – Allston, MA #

3/4 – Mohawk Place – Buffalo, NY #

3/6 – Beachland Tavern – Cleveland, OH #

3/7 – The Pike Room at The Crofoot – Pontiac, MI #

3/8 – Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL #

3/9 – Der Rathskeller – Madison, WI &

3/10 – 7th St Entry – Minneapolis, MN #

3/11 – Cactus Club – Milwaukee, WI #

3/12 – The Gramophone – St. Louis, MO #

3/15-19 – SXSW – Austin, TX

3/19 – Solar Culture – Tucson, AZ

3/20 – Soda Bar – San Diego, CA

3/21 – Bootleg Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

3/23 – Bottom of the Hill – San Francisco, CA @

3/24 – The Depot at Humboldt State – Arcata, CA

3/26 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR %

3/27 – Media Club – Vancouver, Canada %

3/29 – Flying M Coffee – Nampa, ID %

3/30 – Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT %

3/31 – Hi Dive – Denver, CO %

4/2 – The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE %

4/10 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA

4/11 – Black Cat Backstage – Washington, DC

4/12 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY

# = with 1,2,3

& = with 1,2,3 and Lower Dens

@ = with Lost in the Trees

% = with Howler

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